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In Diabetes Patients, Good Scores on Bone Tests May Not Rule Out Risk
Posted: Saturday, June 11, 2011
Although many older diabetes patients have good bone density scores, they are as prone to fractures as people with osteoporosis.

Children at Risk for Type 2 Diabetes More Likely to Develop Osteoporosis
Posted: Sunday, February 27, 2011
Children who develop risk factors for Type 2 diabetes before hitting puberty may also be more likely to have weak bones in adulthood.

EASD: Fracture Risk Demands Attention in Diabetes Patients
Posted: Sunday, October 03, 2010
Because Type 2 diabetes weakens the bone in often undetectable ways, both directly and indirectly via treatment side effects, experts urged increased awareness.

More Evidence Actos and Avandia Increases Risk of Bone Fracture
Posted: Monday, August 09, 2010
The popular diabetes drugs Actos and Avandia boost the risk of fracture in older women, according to findings from a new study that echo those of earlier research.

Diabetes Linked to Excessive Loss of Skeletal Muscle and Trunk Fat
Posted: Sunday, December 06, 2009
In a new study of the impact of Type 2 diabetes on body composition, older adults with diabetes -- especially women -- were at increased risk for excessive loss of skeletal muscle and trunk fat mass.

A Good Dentist Sees More than Teeth
Posted: Tuesday, June 30, 2009
Troubled teeth and gums aren't always just a dental problem. Sometimes they indicate deeper issues, and dentists are increasingly picking up the clues.

Rosiglitazone Plus Metformin Prevents Bone Loss
Posted: Wednesday, June 24, 2009
Recent research shows that rosiglitazone decreases bone mineral density in healthy humans and appears to increase fractures in women with Type 2 diabetes, compared with those receiving metformin or another diabetes medication.

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